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Women celebrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Monday after the justices struck down a restrictive Texas law in a ruling that narrows the limits states can place on access to abortion. (Credit: AP)

BREAKING: High Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas law more strictly regulating abortion doctors and clinics, finding it places an unconstitutional “undue burden” on access to abortion, a ruling that narrows the limits that states can place on access to abortion.

  • BREAKING: High Court Vacates Ex-Va. Gov.'s Corruption Conviction

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday vacated and remanded the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, rebuffing the government's broad definition of an "official act" that can support a bribery charge.

  • BREAKING: Supreme Court Rejects Cert. In Key Securitization Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday elected not to review a Second Circuit decision that found state usury laws applied to debt that had been purchased from a national bank, in what amounts to a blow to marketplace lenders and other firms that rely on securitizations.

  • BREAKING: Justices Will Hear Case On Overseas Reach Of Patent Law

    The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to review a Federal Circuit ruling that shipping a single component of a patented invention to be combined with others overseas can constitute infringement, taking up an appeal by Life Technologies Corp. in a $52 million case over DNA tests.

  • Tilton Ditches Skadden For Gibson Dunn Amid SEC Challenge

    Private equity magnate Lynn Tilton and her Patriarch Partners firm have dropped Skadden Arps in favor of Gibson Dunn in their various legal battles, after a string of losses and a Second Circuit decision that rebuffed Tilton’s challenge to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s in-house court.

  • Brexit A Bonanza For London Law Firms ... For Now

    Although the U.K.’s vote to exit the EU will lead to a surge of work for law firms guiding clients through the expected regulatory upheaval, resources are ultimately expected to shift out of London as firms follow clients to other cities in the EU.

  • ETE Cleared To Ditch $38B Williams Deal In Win For Latham

    Energy Transfer Equity LP won clearance Friday to abandon its planned merger with The Williams Cos. Inc. after a Delaware vice chancellor ruled that tax counsel Latham & Watkins LLP could not in good faith issue a crucial opinion on what once was a $38 billion deal.

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